An economic downturn, low public approval ratings, and converging corruption scandals have imperiled the Rousseff administration in Brazil.
Colombia’s preliminary peace deal with the FARC is a major achievement, but the Santos administration must handle the issue carefully in the crucial months.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has made major concessions to reach an agreement with leftist narcoguerrillas and end a 50-year conflict, and Colombians for the first time appear optimistic about reaching a negotiated peace settlement.
As the Washington Post correctly notes, “it takes more fortitude to challenge a dictatorship than a democracy.”
Covering a defense story today? Here’s the latest from the experts on the AEI defense team.
If Mexico is going to take its place as a prosperous country in a globalized world, it will have to invest both political capital and money to build a criminal justice system that will apply the rule of law against violence and corruption.
A new poll released this week shows just how close Venezuela is to the brink.
US policy toward Cuba is no longer about what’s good for the Cuban people. It’s about what will placate an anti-American regime that has held power by brute force for over 55 years.
Under Chávez and now Maduro, Venezuela’s ruling regime has been active in supporting transnational criminal organizations that traffic drugs, spread violence and sow instability throughout the region.
President Obama should denounce the corrupt Maduro regime instead of throwing it a lifeline.